IFI celebrates Bloomsday with Joycean screenings throughout June

IFI Press Release: June 9th, 2016


The IFI is to celebrate Bloomsday, Thursday, June 16th, the day depicted in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses with a screening of Shem the Penman (16.30), followed by a Q&A with director Padraig Trehy and a screening of Medicated Milk (18.40) followed by a Q&A with director Áine Stapleton and collaborator José Miguel Jiménez. Throughout the month of June, there will also be free screenings of Joycean films from the IFI Irish Film Archive with an introduction by Dr Sam Slote, Joycean Scholar and Associate Professor of English in Trinity College, Dublin to the Archive at Lunchtime Double Bill on Saturday, June 25th (13.00).

Tickets for these screenings are available now at www.ifi.ie or at the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477. IFI Archive at Lunchtime screenings are free but ticketed.

For more information and high-res images, please contact Michelle McDonagh at the IFI Press Office (01 679 5744 or mmcdonagh@irishfilm.ie).

The IFI acknowledges the financial support of the Arts Council.

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